Charles Busby
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Charles Busby
● Charles Busby, 1938 (HA)

born in Scotland

Charles Buchanan Busby was born in 1915, in Caldercruix, North Lanarkshire. *

The midfielder signed for Donald Turner's Thistle on Wednesday, 27th March, 1935, having most recently been with Shotts United.

Aged 19 or 20, he made his debut appearance on Saturday, 30th November, 1935, in a 1-1 draw away to Celtic in the SFL First Division.

Charles scored his first goal for Thistle on Wednesday, 1st May, 1940, in a 2-0 win at home to Ayr United in the Regional League, Western Division.

He scored his second and final goal for the club on Saturday, 10th August, 1940, in a 5-2 win at home to Dumbarton in the Southern League.

He played his last game for Thistle on Wednesday, 29th April, 1942, in a 1-0 neutral-venue defeat against Morton in the Southern League Cup, having appeared as a Jag on 98 occasions.

His club-list included Shotts United, Partick Thistle, Hibernian and Falkirk.

Charles died on Thursday, 9th May, 1957, aged 41 or 42. *

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compiled from our All Games criteria.
Goal(s) Match
goal.png 01.05.1940 Ayr United [h] W2-0 (Regional League, Western Division - game 27)
goal.png 10.08.1940 Dumbarton [h] W5-2 (Southern League - game 1)

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